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Benefits of the Keto Diet
The Keto Diet gains popularity as its low-carb-high-fat intake can lead to weight loss while providing numerous health benefits and weight loss.

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October, 2020

The “Keto diet” refers to a ketogenic diet; a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carb diet. The main goal is to get more calories from protein and fat than from carbohydrates. Although there are many diets used for weight loss, more than half of them may lead to damage in the human body. This particular diet helps reduce the chances of obtaining diabetes, cancer, and epilepsy.

Other diets such as the Paleo diet or the military diet, which may cause the risk of kidney and heart disease as well as certain cancers also put the human body at risk for many health issues. The Keto diet is the safest and surest way for weight loss with no harm to the body, and is the best diet out there to burn fat in the long term. Just like the Atkins and low-carb diets, the Keto Diet is a very low-carb, high-fat diet. It simply involves reducing your carbohydrate intake and replacing it with fat.

When this diet takes place, your body becomes efficient at burning fat cells within the body and turns into a state called ketosis. When your body goes into ketosis, your metabolism starts using fats and proteins inside of your body more than fat and protein taken into your body. The diet can help you lose excess fat more than anything else without shocking any of your organs into thinking that they don’t have food.

As society begins to familiarize themselves with the Keto diet, social media and the internet begin booming with research and results of this particular diet. The ketogenic diet has surfaced almost as a trendy diet where many individuals show-off significant weight loss results all over social media. This regimen, however, creates a number of beneficial changes in the body that improve the well being both physically and mentally.

One woman who has been on this weight loss journey for 11 months now has seen a significant change in not only her weight, but also her lifestyle. Helen Saman, mother of two, has lost 60 pounds over the course of 2019. Mrs. Saman has stayed consistent in her mindset in order to achieve her goal, and is still working towards it. The Keto diet according to Mrs. Saman, “Is a lifestyle change and is a new way of life. When trying anything, give it time and allow your body to react. Do it and don’t look back but make sure you’re doing it correctly.” She warns to watch out for family history with disease and certain health risks accompanying the Keto diet. 

In fact, her blood sugar levels has shown a slight drop since she has begun. Going from a 5.3 to a 5.1, her blood sugar has dropped resulting in a healthier lifestyle along with maintaining an absence of diabetes. Helen claims that her peers that also are on the Keto diet have expressed how much happier they are and how much mental clarity they have when removing sugar and carbohydrates from their diets.